News & Perspective

Jun 09, 2015

Jun 09, 2015

South Korea reports 8 more MERS cases, 1 fatal

Multiple hospital visits could be fueling the spread, and early genetic tests show no worrisome signs.

Jun 03, 2015

Jun 03, 2015
ICU patient

Five more South Korean MERS cases lift total to 35

The WHO said little is known about virus spread in the outbreak but noted transmission is more common in health settings.

May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015
Korean doctors

South Korea, Saudi Arabia confirm more MERS cases

South Korea has 2 more MERS cases—5 total—and Saudi Arabia reports 4 new infections.

May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015
Two beds in hospital room

More MERS cases in South Korea, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

A MERS-infected man in South Korea has passed the disease to his wife and to a hospital roommate.